John H. Kroenke II, 1941-2003, Kansas City

John H. Kroenke II, 62, died Monday, Dec. 15, 2003, at his home.

He was born Sept. 12, 1941, in Sedalia, a son of John H. and Genevieve Kroenke.

Mr. Kroenke was raised in Cole Camp. He spent most of his life in Kansas City, where he was a systems analyst for Hallmark Cards Inc. He retired in 1996 ,after 35 years of service.

Surviving are his wife of 43 years, Judie, of the home; five children, John H. Kroenke III, of Platte City, Julie Brooks, of Yuma, Ariz., Jill Kroenke, Janice Kroenke, and Jackie Cooper, all of Kansas City; a sister, Della Mae Grabau, of Cole Camp; and five grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Mt. Moriah Terrace Park, 801 N.W. 108th Street, Kansas City, with the Rev. Harry Foockle officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Platte Woods United Methodist Church, 7310 N.W. Prairie View Road, Platte Woods, MO., 64151 or to Cancer Action Inc., 13905 E. 39th, Independence, MO., 64055.